Sudip Bose

Sudip Bose is the managing editor of the Scholar.

Visions of Another Realm

Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Innocence and Loss

Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915

by Sudip Bose | Monday, September 16, 2019

The Classical Romantic

Remembering Joseph Joachim

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, August 15, 2019

The Sailor Condemned

Benjamin Britten’s Billy Budd

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Swan Song

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Violin Concerto

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, July 18, 2019

An Ives Fourth

Nostalgia or nightmare?

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, July 04, 2019

A Mexican Mosaic

Carlos Chávez’s Indian Symphony

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Beach Music

A sonata beautiful and strong

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, May 30, 2019

A Symphony for Springtime

Or, when is an American symphony not American enough?

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, May 16, 2019

An American Prodigy

Remembering Michael Rabin

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Decca at 90

Six classical music albums

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, April 18, 2019

In Praise of Chadwick

Remembering one of American music’s founding fathers

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, April 04, 2019

Bach’s Birthday Returns

The young Bruno Maderna sought inspiration in the past

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 21, 2019

The Summit Revealed

Alan Hovhaness and his Mysterious Mountain

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Rites of Spring

Virgil Thomson’s Feast of Love

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, February 28, 2019

An American Impressionist

What Charles Griffes wrote during his brief life leaves us wanting more

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Indonesia and the West

From Debussy to Lou Harrison

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Requiem for Fanny

Mendelssohn’s final expression of grief

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Tranquility of Influence

Busoni’s Violin Concerto

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Air From the East

From Rousseau to Weber to Hindemith

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, December 20, 2018

The World Becomes a Dream, the Dream Becomes a World

Wolfgang Rihm’s Astralis

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, December 13, 2018

From Romania With Love

Dancing with Dinicu

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Making Himself at Home 

A German-born composer and his English oratorios

by Sudip Bose | Monday, December 03, 2018

The Maestro as Engineer

Ernest Ansermet and Arthur Honegger’s speeding train

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, November 29, 2018

On St. Cecilia’s Day

Handel’s ode for November 22

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, November 22, 2018

The Virtuoso as Aristocrat

Jorge Bolet and one memorable night in 1974

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, November 15, 2018

State of Gliss

The art of Gloria Coates

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Bewitching Sounds of Bronze

The maverick Lou Harrison

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, October 25, 2018

The Power of Musick

Handel, Dryden, and Alexander the Great

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Boy Romantic

Erich Wolfgang Korngold and his musical snowman

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, October 04, 2018

A Tingling Spine Every Time

Some of classical music’s most sublime moments

by Sudip Bose | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

The Lonely Heath at Twilight

Gustav Holst, Thomas Hardy, and a musical portrait of a timeless place

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, September 27, 2018

A Requiem of One’s Own

Stravinsky’s late 12-tone masterpiece

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Happy Birthday, Clara Schumann

The compositions of the eminent pianist are finally getting their due

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, September 13, 2018

A Sunset in Song

Ottorino Respighi and Percy Bysshe Shelley

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Mozart in Sun and Shadow

A novella imagines a day with the great composer

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Bernstein on Bach

Learning about counterpoint on network TV

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Centennials, Part Two

The art of Henryk Szeryng

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, August 09, 2018

The Virtuoso as Artist

Remembering Ruggiero Ricci on the centenary of his birth

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Who’s the Boss?

When conductor and soloist clash, a concerto performance can turn into a contest of wills

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Songs for Olly

A requiem for Knussen

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, July 19, 2018

An American in Berlin

Aaron Copland’s 1970 visit to Germany

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, May 03, 2018

The Man Who Loved Proust

Reynaldo Hahn and the sounds of the beautiful age

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Conquered Ear

Roger Sessions’s Eighth Symphony, 50 years after its premiere

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Lilacs for Lincoln (and Kennedy and King)

Roger Sessions, part II

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Requiem for an Angel

A concerto and its nearly disastrous premiere

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Hardly Academic

The essential Walter Piston

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, June 07, 2018

American Symphonies

25 of the very best

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Expanding the List

More essential American symphonies

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Death in Antarctica

Vaughan Williams’s Seventh Symphony

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Wagner in the Afternoon

The musical Willa Cather

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, April 26, 2018

The Comeback

Kyung Wha Chung plays Bach

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Séance and Robert Schumann

How did a long-lost concerto finally come to light?

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, October 19, 2017

Crossing Over

The art of Nikolai Kapustin

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Lost and Found

Igor Stravinsky’s Chant funèbre

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Organ Grinding

When the audience revolted at Carnegie Hall

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Final Regret

The Baroque opera that Claude Debussy wanted to see before he died

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Who Was Laura Valborg Aulin?

A glimpse at the composer of a grand, serious—and forgotten—masterpiece

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 15, 2018

And This Was My Country

Anton Webern's "Wiese im Park"

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 08, 2018

An American Tchaikovsky

Remembering William Grant Still

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Ah, Bitter Chill It Was!

Franz Liszt's Chasse-neige

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Delirious

John Adams and his musical machine

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, February 15, 2018

A Day in the Life

Reading Joyce’s Ulysses as a guide to urban living

by Sudip Bose | Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Songs of the Earth

Michael Tippett's The Rose Lake

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Doppelgängers

What does Schubert sound like on a jazzy bass trombone?

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Beauty Is Truth

The music of Gottfried von Einem

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Cult of Johanna Martzy

Forgotten at her death, yet treasured for her recordings

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, January 18, 2018

A Year in the Desert

Elliott Carter and his revolutionary first string quartet

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Marching Into 2018

Has Johann Strauss ever sounded so foreboding?

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, January 04, 2018

Among the Believers

Handel’s Messiah didn’t always have a sacred context

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, December 21, 2017

The Splendor of Color

Remembering Vladimir de Pachmann

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Come Fly With Me

When music made you want to go places

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Honorable Mention

When America aspired to be first in the arts as well as war

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, November 30, 2017

A Week of Webern

Chances to hear the master’s music live are all too rare

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Beethoven in the Blitz

When the bombs fell, Myra Hess played on

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, November 09, 2017

The Sequel as Rebirth

What could Hector Berlioz do to follow up his most fantastic symphony?

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Sonic Fields of Dark and Light

Morton Feldman and his Rothko Chapel

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Crushed Cadences and Vented Rests

Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Unconsoled

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Scholar-Pianist

Paul Badura-Skoda on his 90th birthday

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Crossing Over

Kiri Te Kanawa and Richard Strauss’s final songs

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Songs of Innocence

Fauré, Verlaine, and the music of eternal hope

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, September 21, 2017

A Poet of the Heart

The brief career of Guillaume Lekeu

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Mahler in the Jungle

The Mexican composer who championed the people, and who memorably depicted the Yucatán on film

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, September 07, 2017

An Englishman in Donegal

Just how Irish was Arnold Bax?

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Who the Hell Is Allan Pettersson?

The composer as outcast

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, August 24, 2017

Schubert Everlasting

Sviatoslav Richter and a music like no other

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, August 17, 2017

A Little Night Music

Hearing Gurrelieder on a stormy night

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Driving Rhythms, Beguiling Sounds

The music of Erkki-Sven Tüür

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, August 03, 2017

When Beethoven Met Goethe

It happened one July in Teplitz

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Music and War

Part three

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Music and War

Part two

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Szymon Goldberg’s Journey

Music and war, part one

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Great Escape

On Normandy’s coast a century ago, Claude Debussy fled the war and composed his final piano masterpiece

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Sound and Silence

Jean Sibelius and the symphony that never was

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Great Escape

On Normandy’s coast a century ago, Claude Debussy fled the war and composed his final piano masterpiece

by Sudip Bose | Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Making Art at Three A.M.

Hugo Wolf and insomnia

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Out of the Watery Depths

Debussy’s sunken cathedral

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, June 08, 2017

The Conductor Who Knew How to Swing

A remembrance

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, June 01, 2017

The Canyons, the Stars, and the Realm Beyond

Olivier Messiaen’s tribute to America

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Brazil by Way of Bach

The music of Heitor Villa-Lobos

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Oliver Knussen’s Whitman Settings

From poetry into music

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Music at 14 Below

Pauline Oliveros’s Deep Listening

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Kinderszenen

A love of music should be nurtured from the start

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, April 27, 2017

In Search of Lasting Peace

Benjamin Britten’s Sinfonia da Requiem

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Out of the Closet

The strange case of Erica Morini’s Stradivarius

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Beloved Bruckner

The late Stanisław Skrowaczewski

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Sound and Scandal

When music mattered enough to start a fight

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Noise Into Music

Toru Takemitsu Part II

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Music for Winter

Toru Takemitsu and suspended time

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Sound and Silence

Georg Friedrich Haas and Mozart’s Requiem

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 09, 2017

The Short, Tragic Life of Dinu Lipatti

Remembering the pianist on his centenary

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Listening to Pärt in the Dark

The music of eternity

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, February 23, 2017

The Conscience of Adolf Busch

He’d return to Germany, he said, when Hitler was hanged

by Sudip Bose | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

In Praise of Vinyl

Returning to a more tactile, immersive experience

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Remembering Rostropovich

A defender of the arts during authoritarian rule

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, February 02, 2017

The Inimitable Christian Ferras

What darkness lay beneath his excellence?

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, January 26, 2017

A Tale of Two Concerts

Music meant politics at Richard Nixon’s second inauguration

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Winter Classical Music

Ten pieces to warm your ears

by Sudip Bose | Monday, February 01, 2016

The Old Master

Neville Marriner breathed new life into Baroque music, with a sense of drive and panache

by Sudip Bose | Monday, December 05, 2016

It Beggared All Description

The famous flop that opened the Met

by Sudip Bose | Monday, June 06, 2016

The Sound of Silence

Jean Sibelius and the symphony that never was

by Sudip Bose | Monday, February 29, 2016

Vermeer and the Art of Solitude

Some works are not meant to be blockbusters

by Sudip Bose | Monday, December 07, 2015

When the Angry Lion Roared

Pierre Boulez and the piece that marked his breakthrough as a composer

by Sudip Bose | Monday, September 07, 2015

Charles and Mary Lamb’s Tales from Shakespeare

Sophisticated and never condescending

by Sudip Bose | Monday, October 05, 2015

An Epic in Flux

Gilgamesh, the world's first great literary work, is still being pieced together

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, March 01, 2007

The World All Before Them

Setting off on footpaths both well-trod and forgotten

by Sudip Bose | Friday, March 01, 2013

Incident at Mittersill

A new opera explores the mysterious death of the composer Anton Webern

by Sudip Bose | Friday, December 06, 2013

Boy Wonder

Remembering Lorin Maazel

by Sudip Bose | Monday, September 08, 2014

Road Show

The woodblock prints of Utagawa Hiroshige

by Sudip Bose | Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Atonality and Beyond

The century when composers and audiences parted company

by Sudip Bose | Saturday, September 01, 2007

Cal & Liz & Ted & Sylvia

The corresponding prose of midcentury poets

by Sudip Bose | Monday, December 01, 2008

Enlightenment Lite

by Sudip Bose | Saturday, March 01, 2008

Lenny's Little Chats

Envy the children who learned music from the maestro, Leonard Bernstein

by Sudip Bose | Thursday, December 01, 2005

On Virtuosity

A mastery of technique ought to be exalted, not disdained

by Sudip Bose | Wednesday, June 01, 2005

Vibrato Wars

Elgar, served neat and unshaken, stirs up the Brits

by Sudip Bose | Sunday, March 01, 2009

In Praise of Flubs

The pursuit of perfection has taken all the personality out of recorded classical music

by Sudip Bose | Wednesday, December 01, 2004